Cheryl A. Velasquez
Formerly Known as Cheryl Malcolm

D 970–544–4612
F 866–492–0361
velasquez@wcrlegal.com

Cheryl is a real estate, real estate finance and land use lawyer and is based in the firm’s Aspen office. Cheryl has extensive experience in a broad range of real estate transactions, including the acquisition, development and disposition of real estate assets, construction and financing matters and leasing transactions. She also advises clients in connection with high-end residential purchase and sale transactions, both in Aspen and throughout Colorado.

Cheryl has assisted clients with complex development projects, including the development of commercial and office buildings, school campuses, medical office buildings and mixed-use projects located across Colorado. In addition, Cheryl frequently advises clients with title, survey, zoning and land use matters.

Cheryl assists both landlords and tenants with retail, office and other commercial leasing transactions and has broad experience with financing transactions, representing both lenders and borrowers.

Prior to joining the firm Waas Campbell Rivera Johnson & Velasquez, Cheryl practiced in Otten Johnson’s real estate group for 12 years, becoming a shareholder in 2004.

Cheryl graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1998, where she interned for Judge Peter H. Ney and Judge Jose Marquez for the Colorado Court of Appeals. Cheryl graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1993 receiving her B.A. in History.

Cheryl was recognized as a 2010 and 2011 Super Lawyers Colorado Rising Star.

Admissions and Affiliations

  • State of Colorado
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Pitkin County Bar Association